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my brother (the photographer) and his new wife (the photographer) had the first leg of their honeymoon in new york and spent some time in brooklyn last night with me (the photographer). well, needless to say their lens collection makes the mouth water and i was playing with cameras and fiber all night. and there was coffee. lots and lots of coffee. this situation could be considered my own personal heaven. so i thought i'd share, as i know you all appreciate the yarn photos as i do....

i am always appreciating the ever-sculptural qualities of arans, and the Urban Aran made for some great shots. speaking fo the U.A. - i got to wear it yesterday. How crazy is this "June" weather we've been having? feels like seattle! (not that i'm complaining!)

Urban Aran Sleeve Detail
detail of sleeve panel

some gratuitous yarn photos - a 1.4 lens just calls out to all those freshly wound skeins in my stash. on the left we have one skein of rowan yorkshire tweed aran in 'bramble' and on the right: one skein araucania patagonia (gotta love that plied organic cotton) in 'reds' (#209).


and remember forbes forest? its pretty much in the exact place that i've left it. maybe 3 or 4 rows have been worked in the last month. i'm on too big of a sweater kick to really go back to this any time soon. hey, i've got the rest of the summer before i can even think about fall scarf weather. i got time. but it sure looks damn good in photos.

Forbes Detail
bobbles abounding.

thought i'd leave you with some nice eye candy for the end of the week. hope you enjoyed! i have the day off tomorrow, so... maybe jarrett blocking will commence? finally? i have a wonderful day-job that shifts over to 4-day work week during the summer ... but keeps the same amount on my paycheck. sweet, aint it? bring on the extra knitting time. have a great weekend and say hi if you want!


Thanks for the lovely photos! Just perfect with this crazy gray and dull weather we're having.

Nice drool worthy photos! But duuuuuuude. I got into the NY Marathon.. I will see you FOR SURE in November!

Gorgeous photos. I really want a new camera that I can play with and try to get something close to what you've done here. Have a great 4-day weekend and good luck with jarrett blocking.

Great photographs. Yarn really is so beatiful, isn't it? Especially those tweeds.

By the way - your lace leaf shawl is stunning!

I have also been experimenting with shots of fabric and yarn. Its kind of seductive, to see it all close up. Lovely projects!
Hope you can join us NYC Knitters at the World Wide Knit in Public Day
On Sat June 10 in Central Park 1-5

love those pictures, especially forbes forest. i wish i had 4 day work weeks. have a good weekend. :)

1.4 lens?! I'm drooling! keep the fiber pics coming

u wan't a 1.4 lens!!


What a great shot of forbes forest.

gorgeous photos! and *love your lace leaf shawl- so beautiful.

Beautiful photos. I love the sculptural qualities of knitting - especially cables. (and lace!) :-)

Beautiful pictures! The scarf and the aran look wonderful. Sounds like you have a great job. Do they make you work longer on the four days, then? :)

Last night while reading your blog, someone asked me to stop talking about what a great knitter you are. HA! I just can't help myself; I'm so jealous.

Love the pictures as much as your knitting. I'm in awe of your talent and can't stop being amazed at your work. Keep it up.

Have a great weekend.

Hi from a fellow Brooklynite! I've been reading your blog for a little while and really enjoying it. I'm still not really over your urban aran so I'm glad to get another peek at its gorgeousness!

Lovely photos! I still haven't learned to properly use my little $150 camera. Perhaps it's time to dig out the instruction booklet! And I never, ever get tired of looking at yarn! It's like a visceral thing with us knitters!

Beautiful pictures, and INCREDIBLE knitting! Gorgeous!

It is like that camera was made for taking pictures of knits and yarn! Wonderful images that make this knitter's heart pitter-patter ;)

Have a good weekend, J!

Ugh that scarf is so beautiful that it is making me ache!!

I *heart* the pattern of Forbes Forrest!

I am so envious of your photography skills - amazing photos!

oh my, such beautiful pictures. especially forbes forest. now i've had that book for over a year and have seen that pattern many a times and it is definitely _your picture_ that just convinced me i have to make that. not necessarily now, but soon. very soon.

Lovely photos, you are very talented. I especially love the photo of Forbes Forest, it looks stunningly beautiful. (And now I want one, but that's no surprise – I always want everything you've knitted. :-D)

I so wish I had learned photography, simply amazing photos!

What a party! You really know how to throw down. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

has anyone ever told you that you can knit your ass off? i'm just sayin'.


dear 'tweed,
hey! how about i purchased yarn from elann.com because of you?!! as always, your page is on FIYAH!!
I acn't for you to start on the Rowan fair isle sweater and that fair isle bag. giving me chills....

i hope all is well in your world.

stop by when time permits,

Wow, I haven't looked in since you finished the aran - it looks amazing! Nice work!

And because I like you :) ---

Colourway.co.uk is having a sale. No, really. You should check it out. Half price on select colors of stuff, and lots of other coolness.


Your photos are awesome! I'm looking for a camera that takes good closeups. Would you tell me which one you're using? Also, your Urban Aran is to die for. Take care...
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